Friends of
Marshall Square Park
• West Chester, Pennsylvania

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The Friends of Marshall Square Park is a group of concerned residents formed to support the care, preservation and improvement of our park for the benefit of the citizens of the Borough of West Chester.


  • Preserve the park, including the arboretum, hardscape, and all historic structures.

  • Heighten awareness at the Borough Parks and Recreation Department and among Borough Council members of the existence and mission of the Friends of Marshall Square Park.

  • Prioritize and define park projects and present them for approval and funding to the borough.

  • Raise additional funds through membership fees, donations, grants and fundraising events.

  • Increase membership and awareness of our group by advertising in borough publications and promoting our group and its mission via literature drops, events, newspaper articles and word of mouth.

  • Encourage responsible use of the park for the enjoyment of all residents by promoting appropriately scaled community activities in the park.

Draft 2/September 29, 2005/D.Herrin

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